Registration

Space is limited and registration is required. By registering, attendees agree to attend the entire program.

Lunch will be provided on March 2.

For general information contact mailbox@mediterraneanseminar.org

To register and to receive the workshop papers, and for logistical and site-specific information including accommodation options, please contact Jennifer D. Loessy (jloessy@Princeton.edu)

Program

Friday, March 1, 2019

The workshop will begin with registration at 1:00pm, followed by two workshop papers and a keynote presentation:

•  "Skin Deep: Color Classification of Muslim Slaves in Barcelona and Majorca, 1237-1335"

Ariana Myers (Graduate Student, History, Princeton University)

Respondent:   Mohamad Ballan (Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Dartmouth)

• “Architecture and Landscape in a Plural Environment: Contextualizing Pera/Beyoğlu in the 1770s and 1830s”

Paolo Girardelli (Professor, History, Bogaziçi University; Visiting Professor, Art History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Respondent: Georgios Markou (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton)

Keynote Presentation

“Shipwrecks: Navigational Turning Points in the 18th Century Mediterranean”

Julia Clancy-Smith (Professor, Near Eastern Studies, University of Arizona)

Saturday, March 2, 2019

The workshop will continue at 9:00am with one workshop paper, followed by three round tables:

• “Rewriting the Script”

William Stroebel (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Princeton)

Respondent:  Veli Yashin (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature, Univ. of Southern California; Visiting Scholar, Near Eastern Languages, Yale)

Roundtable #1 Can we escape Eurocentric chronologies?

•    Nicole Archambeau (Assistant Professor, History, Colorado SU)

•    Sergio LaPorta (Professor, Armenian Studies, CSU Fresno)

•    Lena Salaymeh (Visiting Scholar, Davis Center, Princeton)

•    Veli Yashin (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature, USC)

•    Adriano Duque (Associate Professor, Spanish Studies, Villanova)

•    Amy Remensnyder (Professor, History, Brown)

Roundtable #2 When did Empires end and Nations Begin in the Mediterranean?

•    Ceren Abi (Graduate Student, History, UCLA)

•    Mohamad Ballan (Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows, Dartmouth)

•    Lawrence McCrank (Independent Scholar)

•    Elizabeth Terry-Roisin (Adjunct Assistant Prof, History, Austin C)

•    Ian Hathaway (Graduate Student, History & Renaissance Studies, Yale)

Roundtable #3 Can we speak about turning points across disciplines?

•    Fred Astren (Professor, Jewish Studies, San Francisco SU)

•    Samuel Cohen (Assistant Professor, History, Sonoma SU)

•    Jonathan Haddad (Assistant Professor, French, U of Georgia)

•    Kira Robison (Assistant Professor, History, Tennessee-Chattanooga)

•    Marla Segol (Associate Professor, Jewish Studies, SUNY Buffalo)

 

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